BLOG ARTICLE: What makes a good ending?

What makes a good ending?

I have no idea. Far too many variables amongst writers, directors, editors, audiences, and studio executives. I know what works for me, but we are all moved in different ways, satisfaction comes uniquely to each of us.

Movies

BLOG ARTICLE: Choosing the right story for the right characters

Choosing the right story for the right characters

Goal, Passion, Internal/External goal, back-story... What if these Character Check-lists were already putting you on the wrong path? What if there were a first step before?

Writing

BLOG ARTICLE: Why 'The Shape of Water' is OVERRATED

Why 'The Shape of Water' is OVERRATED

Guillermo del Toro's film won 4 Oscars, 2 Golden Globes, 2 Baftas... Should we then blindly think it has to be a great movie? Well, it's not, and for simple reasons.

Movies

BLOG ARTICLE: Inevitable or Necessary?

Inevitable or Necessary?

Inevitable yet surprising, says Aristotle in Poetics, but did he?

Writing